FMCSA News March 2021

Download the Entry-Level Driver TPR Training and the Enhanced Clearinghouse Update document.

March 5, 2021 – FMCSA Regional Emergency Declaration Extended for Kentucky, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. Read More

6 Takeaways From 3/10/2021 FMCSA ART forum (CCJ 3/15/2021)

  • Remote/offsite safety audits of motor carriers are here to stay.
  • Acting FMCSA boss thanked the industry for its work during the COVID pandemic.
  • “It’s a priority” of Biden DOT to evaluate autonomous trucks’ impact on drivers’ jobs.
  • HOS violations haven’t moved much since regs overhaul (on Sept. 29, 2020).
  • Roadside inspections dipped dramatically (by 22%) in 2020. 
  • False log violations have trended up under ELD’s – and ELD violations have trended up under COVID

Roadchecks & Enforcement Data

International Roadcheck Set for May 4-6 with Emphasis on Lighting and Hours of Service Learn More

A&I posts full year of enforcement data for 2020 (from JJ Keller) View Now


Other Transportation Safety News

Trucking Failures Surged Last Year Under Pandemic Continue Reading


Customer Safety Message – “Stop Those Drag Racers!”

    • US traffic deaths spike even as pandemic cuts miles traveled (Thanks to Everest Insurance for sharing!)

To the list of places testing driverless cars: add Las Vegas!

A self-driving joint venture with Hyundai says it’s been running safety tests for future robotaxis!